The boss’s blowing a gasket as we speak, I’ll bet. I phoned him and said I had to take a few days off to take care of something, but haven’t checked in since. Once I get back he’ll really let me have it.”
Note: sounds like Godzilla dialogue
featured films were The 400 Blows and Shoot the Pianist. There
Note: piano player
“But what the heck are you looking for?” Hoshino asked after they’d eaten. “I don’t know. But I think—” “—that you’ll know it when you see it. And until you see it, you won’t know what it is.” “Yes, that’s correct.”
Note: I get the feeling this is a metaphor for the writing experience
can’t write things down. Nakata’s just like a cat.” “Mr. Nakata?”
Note: Why does Murakami use this device of calling ones name before asking a question?